South Thames College
Engineering (General Engineering) - HNC HNC
South Thames College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Engineering are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the engineering sector and are designed for students and apprentices who wish to pursue or progress their career in engineering.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

Including Maths at a minimum of grade C.

Minimum of two units with Merit grades, one of which must be a Maths unit.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 An overall band score of 6.0, with none of the four skills below 5.5.
Cambridge English Advanced B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE).

Please contact the international office to see whether this course is able to accept international applicants requiring a Tier 4 Visa.

Applicants studying under sponsorship of an employer will be required to show confirmation from the employer at enrolment. Confirmation letters should include the full name of the student, the course title, the academic year, and the amount being sponsore

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Engineering (General Engineering) - HNC, HNC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Engineering (General Engineering) - HNC HNC

EU £3950 year 1
England UK £3950 year 1
Northern Ireland £3950 year 1
Scotland £3950 year 1
Wales £3950 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

About South Thames College

South Thames College Group (STCG) is a large education provider that mainly delivers further education level courses in the south-west side of London, England. STCG works from four main campus sites, which applicants can find in Kingston upon Thames, Wandsworth, Carshalton, and Morden.

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Where is this programme taught

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